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7/22 @ 3:00 PM
chicagosymphony - Tonight: Members of the CSO perform their first concert w/ @RaviniaFestival music director James Conlon this season. http://t.co/shoLj9i6HF
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chicagosymphony - Free on #CSORadio: Mitsuko Uchida performs Schumann’s piano concerto & Maestro Muti leads #Schubert’s final symphony. http://t.co/ea1WfovqyP
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The Washington National Opera Announces the Roster for the 13th Season of Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist ProgramThe Washington National Opera Announces the Roster for the 13th Season of Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program
July 22, 2014

Washington National Opera (WNO) today announced the roster of emerging artists and renowned vocal coaches engaged for the 13th season of its Domingo-Cafritz Young Artist Program. Under the leadership ... (more...)


The Pacific Symphony Presents KENNY G, 8/23The Pacific Symphony Presents KENNY G, 8/23
July 22, 2014

Sultry, sweet sounds of saxophone superstar Kenny G mellifluously meld with the full orchestra, when Pacific Symphony delivers a jazz-infused summer evening of music, led by guest conductor Albert-Geo... (more...)


Jazz Legend Kenny G to Perform at Pacific Symphony's Summer Festival, 8/23Jazz Legend Kenny G to Perform at Pacific Symphony's Summer Festival, 8/23
July 21, 2014

Sultry, sweet sounds of saxophone superstar Kenny G mellifluously meld with the full orchestra, when Pacific Symphony delivers a jazz-infused summer evening of music, led by guest conductor Albert-Geo... (more...)


Rite of Summer to Present AMERICAN AND ARGENTINE SOUNDS FROM BERNSTEIN TO PIAZZOLLA, 8/9Rite of Summer to Present AMERICAN AND ARGENTINE SOUNDS FROM BERNSTEIN TO PIAZZOLLA, 8/9
July 18, 2014

Pianists & Artistic Directors Blair McMillen and Pam Goldberg are thrilled to present the busiest season yet of the Rite of Summer Music Festival, taking place Summer 2014 at Colonels' Row on Governor... (more...)


Gustafer Yellowgold Coming to Long Island Children's Museum, 8/27Gustafer Yellowgold Coming to Long Island Children's Museum, 8/27
July 18, 2014

By popular demand, that little guy from the Sun is set to be back in Garden City! Gustafer Yellowgold brings his out-of-this-world, multimedia family show to LONG ISLAND CHILDREN'S MUSEUM, 11 DAVIS A... (more...)


Lincoln Center Announces Final Week of Programming for 2014 Mostly Mozart Festival , 8/18-23Lincoln Center Announces Final Week of Programming for 2014 Mostly Mozart Festival , 8/18-23
July 16, 2014

The 2014 Mostly Mozart Festival, Lincoln Center's acclaimed annual summer celebration of classical music, concludes with eight events in the final week spanning the musical timeline from Baroque to co... (more...)


'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 16th, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 16th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - July 16, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Seussical' splashes, 'The Beverly Hillbillies,' 'Clement... (more...)


N'Kenge Joins Indianapolis Symphony for CLASSIC FM: RADIO HITS FROM THE DECADES Concert TonightN'Kenge Joins Indianapolis Symphony for CLASSIC FM: RADIO HITS FROM THE DECADES Concert Tonight
July 16, 2014

N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical, Sondheim on Sondheim), reunites with Pops Conductor Jack Everly to perform as a soloist with the Indianapolis Symphony in a new concert CLASSIC FM: RADIO HITS FROM THE DE... (more...)


BILLY CORGAN to Perform Special Acoustic-Based Show at Chicago's Ravinia FestivalBILLY CORGAN to Perform Special Acoustic-Based Show at Chicago's Ravinia Festival
July 15, 2014

BILLY CORGAN will take time out from recording the next two SMASHING PUMPKINS albums, both due in 2015, to perform a very special, exclusive hometown acoustic-based solo concert (more...)


Pianist Carlo Grante to Perform Three-Concert Series at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in 2014-15Pianist Carlo Grante to Perform Three-Concert Series at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in 2014-15
July 14, 2014

Esteemed Italian pianist Carlo Grante will present a three-concert series entitled 'Masters of High Romanticism' at Lincoln Center's Alice Tully Hall in New York City during the 2014-2015 concert seas... (more...)


The Pacific Symphony Presents DISNEY 'FANTASIA': LIVE IN CONCERT, 8/9The Pacific Symphony Presents DISNEY 'FANTASIA': LIVE IN CONCERT, 8/9
July 14, 2014

“Fantasia”—Disney's crown jewel that changed the course of animation forever when it was released in 1940—is brought to fresh, new life when Pacific Symphony presents the captivating blend of music an... (more...)


Lillias White, Lindsay Mendez & Derek Klena and More Set for 54 Below this WeekLillias White, Lindsay Mendez & Derek Klena and More Set for 54 Below this Week
July 14, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com ... (more...)


Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck to Make Debut at the Tanglewood Music Center, 7/25-26Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck to Make Debut at the Tanglewood Music Center, 7/25-26
July 11, 2014

On July 25 and 26, at the Tanglewood Music Center in the Berkshires, Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Music Director Manfred Honeck will lead the Boston Symphony Orchestra in works by Beethoven, Mozart, ... (more...)


Peter Schickele to Perform '50 YEARS OF P.D.Q. BACH' at The Colonial Theatre, 7/26Peter Schickele to Perform '50 YEARS OF P.D.Q. BACH' at The Colonial Theatre, 7/26
July 10, 2014

Musical Humorist Peter Schickele will perform 50 Years of P.D.Q. Bach: A Triumph of Incompetence at The Colonial Theatre on July 26 at 8pm. It's been 50 years since Professor Peter Schickele released ... (more...)


Frank Almond Named 2014 Artist-In-Residence of Milwaukee Youth Symphony OrchestraFrank Almond Named 2014 Artist-In-Residence of Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra
July 10, 2014

Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra (MYSO) has announced that Frank Almond will serve as MYSO's 2014 Artist-in-Residence, a newly created position generously sponsored by the Johnston Family. An intern... (more...)


Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces New Conducting AppointmentsBaltimore Symphony Orchestra Announces New Conducting Appointments
July 09, 2014

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) is pleased to announce several conducting appointments: Markus Stenz as principal guest conductor, Ken Lam as associate conductor for education, Nicholas Hersh a... (more...)


Deborah Voigt to Perform with Rufus Wainwright, Chicago Symphony and More This MonthDeborah Voigt to Perform with Rufus Wainwright, Chicago Symphony and More This Month
July 08, 2014

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Lincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2014 Week Three to Feature Beethoven, Gluck, Handel, Mozart and MoreLincoln Center's Mostly Mozart Festival 2014 Week Three to Feature Beethoven, Gluck, Handel, Mozart and More
July 08, 2014

The third week of this summer's Mostly Mozart Festival, New York's acclaimed annual summer celebration of classical music, kicks off with a pair of all-Beethoven concerts by the Mostly Mozart Festival... (more...)


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July 08, 2014

Today, Reference Recordings and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra released "Dvo?ak/ Jana?ek," an SACD featuring Dvo?ak's Symphony No. 8 and the symphonic suite from Jen?fa by Jana?ek. (more...)


Pianist Jeremy Denk to Perform Beethoven with the Academy Festival Orchestra, 7/12Pianist Jeremy Denk to Perform Beethoven with the Academy Festival Orchestra, 7/12
July 05, 2014

Gifted pianist Jeremy Denk - the recipient of a 2013 MacArthur "Genius" Grant and this year's Avery Fisher Prize - will perform Beethoven's elegant and soulful First Piano Concerto with the Music Acad... (more...)


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by BWW Special Coverage - July 05, 2014

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